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International Fire Code 2009 (IFC 2009)

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3801.1 Scope

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The Storage, handling and transportation of liquefied petroleum gas, and the installation of all equipment pertinent to systems for such uses upstream of the outlet of the first stage regulator shall be governed by Chapter 119, Article 5 of the General Statutes of North Carolina and by the North Carolina Administrative Code, Title 2, Chapter 38.

3801.2 Permits

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For permits, see Chapter 1.

Distributors shall not fill an LP-gas container for which a permit is required unless a permit for installation has been issued for that location by the fire code official.

3801.3 Construction Documents

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3801.3 Inspection

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It shall be the duty of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to inspect liquefied petroleum gas installations to determine if the provisions of this chapter are compliant.

3801.4 Installation

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All liquefied petroleum gas equipment, including such equipment installed at utility gas plants, shall be installed in accordance with the provisions of NFPA 58 and NFPA 59, except as otherwise provided in this chapter or in other statutes or regulations.

3802.1 Definitions

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The following words and terms shall, for the purposes of this chapter and as used elsewhere in this code, have the meanings shown herein.

LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LP-gas). A material which is composed predominantly of the following hydrocarbons or mixtures of them: propane, propylene, butane (normal butane or isobutane) and butylenes.

Section 3803 Installation of Equipment

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3803.1 General

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3803.2 Use of LP-gas Containers in Buildings

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3803.2.1 Portable Containers

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3803.2.1.1 Use in Basement, Pit or Similar Location

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3803.2.1.2 Construction and Temporary Heating

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3803.2.1.3 Group F Occupancies

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3803.2.1.4 Group E and I Occupancies

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3803.2.1.5 Demonstration Uses

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3803.2.1.6 Use With Self-Contained Torch Assemblies

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3803.2.1.7 Use for Food Preparation

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3803.2.2 Industrial Vehicles and Floor Maintenance Machines

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3803.3 Location of Equipment and Piping

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Section 3804 Location of LP-gas Containers

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3804.1 General

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3804.2 Maximum Capacity Within Established Limits

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3804.3 Container Location

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3804.3.1 Special Hazards

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3804.4 Multiple LP-gas Container Installations

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Section 3805 Prohibited Use of LP-gas

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3805.1 Nonapproved Equipment

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3805.2 Release to the Atmosphere

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Section 3806 Dispensing and Overfilling

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3806.1 Attendants

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3806.2 Overfilling

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3806.3 Dispensing Locations

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Section 3807 Safety Precautions and Devices

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3807.1 Safety Devices

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3807.2 Smoking and Other Sources of Ignition

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3807.3 Clearance to Combustibles

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3807.4 Protecting Containers From Vehicles

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Section 3808 Fire Protection

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3808.1 General

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3808.2 Portable Fire Extinguishers

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Section 3809 Storage of Portable LP-gas Containers Awaiting Use or Resale

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3809.1 General

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3809.2 Exposure Hazards

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3809.3 Position

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3809.4 Separation From Means of Egress

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3809.5 Quantity

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3809.6 Storage on Roofs

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3809.7 Storage in Basement, Pit or Similar Location

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3809.8 Protection of Valves on LP-gas Containers in Storage

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3809.9 Storage Within Buildings Accessible to the Public

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3809.10 Storage Within Buildings Not Accessible to the Public

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3809.10.1 Quantities on Equipment and Vehicles

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3809.11 Storage Within Rooms Used for Gas Manufacturing

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3809.11.1 Quantity Limits

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3809.11.2 Construction

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3809.12 Location of Storage Outside of Buildings

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3809.13 Protection of Containers

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3809.14 Alternative Location and Protection of Storage

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Section 3810 LP-gas Containers Not in Service

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3810.1 Temporarily Out of Service

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3810.2 Permanently Out of Service

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Section 3811 Parking and Garaging

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3811.1 General

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3811.2 Unattended Parking

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3811.2.1 Near Residential, Educational and Institutional Occupancies and Other High-Risk Areas

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3811.2.2 Durations Exceeding 1 Hour

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3811.3 Garaging

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